Oil, Gas & Mining

14-05-2007
The Ministry of Oil has invited international oil companies to bid for the exploration of four offshore blocks. This is the first time Syria offers offshore areas for exploration
30-04-2007
Stroytransgaz has won a contract to build a gas processing plant in Syria’s central area and develop nearby gas fields.
23-04-2007
Total production at the Oudeh and Tishrin fields reached 8 592 barrels of oil a day at the end of the first quarter of this year, according to a press statement from Tanganyika Oil Company. The two fields are developed by Dublin International Petroleum...
02-04-2007
Gulfsands announced that initial results on the drilling works taking place in the Khurbet East well in Block 26 had shown the presence of hydrocarbon
26-03-2007
Stroytransgaz is finalizing discussions with the Syrian Government to build a gas processing plant in the central area, according to sources close to the company.
19-03-2007
Syria is moving closer to build its first privately-held oil refinery, according to Abdallah Dardari, Deputy Prime Minister.
12-03-2007
The General Company for Phosphate and Mines (GECOPHAM) expects to achieve a 15.4 percent growth in profit in 2007.
19-02-2007
Results from drilling at Tigris-1 well have been inconclusive and have led to a disagreement on the commercial prospects among the two partners in Block 26
12-02-2007
Gulfsands has announced that it had contracted with Crosco for the supply of a rig to be used for drilling works that will start in the middle of this month
05-02-2007
Ten new blocks will be offered for concession in the coming two months according to the Syrian Minister of Petroleum
29-01-2007
The local demand on diesel is expected to reach 7.7 million tons in 2007, according to the estimates of Mahrukat, the state-owned firm in charge of distributing oil by-products.
15-01-2007
Works on the first phase of the Syrian section of the Arab Gas Pipeline are moving on schedule according to officials from the Syrian Gas Company
15-01-2007
Syria’s production of phosphate reached 3.664 million tons in 2006 according to the General Company for Phosphate and Mines
08-01-2007
Noor Financial Investment Company (Noor), a Kuwait-based investment firm, will start building a new oil refinery in Syria before the end of 2007
26-12-2006
Syria's crude oil output averaged 404 000 barrels a day in 2006 according to Naji Otri, Syria’s Prime Minister.